Synopses & Reviews
In this spirited follow-up to Here Comes Doctor Hippo, Little Hippo is wearing a fireman’s hat as he pedals his toy truck through the jungle to put out an imaginary fire. To his surprise, he discovers a real fire instead. What’s Little Hippo to do? It’s a good thing he thinks quickly and does what a little fireman should to save the day. Readers who love Maisy and Little Bear will love Little Hippo, an endearing character with a lot of spunk.
" . . . Little Hippo's story charms readers with copious onomatopoeia. Observant readers can see clues as to the next animal Little Hippo will encounter in the gouache illustrations, which are full of Seuss-ian colors and de Brunhoff-eque shapes. What job will Little Hippo tackle next? Readers will be there for it." --Kirkus Reviews
Today Little Hippo is playing firefighter. But as Firefighter Hippo pedals his fire truck through the jungle, he gets trapped in a mud hole, tangled in tall grass, and stuck on a hill. Thats nothing compared to the biggest surprise of alla real fire. Its a good thing the little firefighter knows exactly what to do. Following Little Hippos popular debut, Here Comes Doctor Hippo offer children another warm and satisfying Little Hippo story.
About the Author
Jonathan London is the author of more than 80 books for children, including the Froggy books. He lives in Graton, California.Gilles Eduar is the author and illustrator of Gigi and Zachary Go to Work, Dream Journey, and Jooka Saves the Day. He has illustrated more than 20 books, 10 of which were first published in France and later translated into several languages. He lives in Brazil.